Danaher Corporation PROJECT MANAGER in Eysins, Switzerland
Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human healthWe are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.What you'll doThe role works within the Portfolio Management function in R&D within the Cell & Gene Therapy (C>) business of Life Sciences. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to drive execution of cross functional projects in various phases of the product life cycle. These projects span from front end research to manufacturing (e.g. product maintenance, cost-down, yield, throughput) and includes hardware, software and disposable products. You will help to structure ways of working within our group, ensuring accurate reporting and resource allocation. You will be working within a tightknit multidisciplinary team, joining us as we begin to ramp up manufacturing across legacy and new product lines.This is an excellent opportunity to work in the dynamic and fast-growing Cell and Gene therapy space, with the resources of a global company at your disposal.
Leading cross-functional program activities for Cell and Gene Therapy projects with responsibility for timely execution within budget and in compliance with Quality procedures.
Working closely with Product Management team to drive product direction and resolve issues
Defining, managing and optimizing project plans, product/project risk, project budgets, and resources/task assignments to meet business goals.
Working closely with all support functions, proactively anticipating challenges and effectively facilitating cross-functional decision making to deliver effective and timely improvements to existing products and processes.
Maintaining a professional rhythm within both R&D and cross functional groups to deliver on the projects.
Liaising with and working with Suppliers and our CMO to ensure seamless production and maintenance of quality.
Reporting and tracking project resources and budget allocation, both internally and within subcontractors.
Ensuring compliance with Product Lifecycle Process/Design History File (DHF) and other Quality Management System (QMS) requirements.
Managing customer critical-to-quality (CTQ) objectives, regulatory requirements, schedules, and program risks and making decisions based on business objectives
Effectively communicate across functional departments and provide periodic stakeholder communications and escalating concerns and issues as necessary
Who you are
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or related Engineering/Science discipline
5+ years project leadership/management experience within product development, manufacturing, or a research environment
Demonstrated execution at meeting project goals while satisfying quality, performance, schedule, and budget requirements
Familiarity with ISO, FDA and/or other regulatory standards.
Demonstrated competency in providing leadership and direction to global and cross-functional program aspects and resources
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
Must be willing to travel up to 10% between GE and supplier sites
Fluent in French & English
Cytiva will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the Switzerland for this opening.
Must be willing to work in our Eysins, Switzerland facility full-time
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background
Experience in regulated industries highly desirable, preferably in Healthcare, Life Sciences.
Fast learner, willingness to adapt to and adopt new tools.
Proficient communication skills in a varied culture environment and at all levels.
Ability to influence cross functional decision makers
Demonstrated LEAN skills and working knowledge of Scaled Agile
In-depth understanding of working to 9001 and/or 13485 QMS
Who we areWhatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.Want to know more? Take a look at our Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn pages!Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cytiva is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher’s unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, our relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life’s Potential.
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